From the first of its class to the best in its class

Innovation is our Tradition


1906 - Founded as Stuttgarter Carosserie- u. Radfabrik (Stuttgart Body and Wheel Factory)

1963 - The body factory is sold to Porsche. REutter CAROsserie becomes RECARO, the seating specialist

1972 - RECARO starts producing aircraft seats and moves to Kirchheim/Teck two years later

1998 - RECARO presents the first child car seat that grows with the child: the "RECARO start"

2011 - The automotive seating division is sold to the licensing partner Johnson Controls

2018 - RECARO Gaming is founded. RECARO enters the gaming market in 2019 with the launch of the RECARO Exo

2022 - RECARO invests in Growag, a leading train seat company

2023 - The name RECARO celebrates its birthday. For 60 years, we have focused on improving seating

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We are always looking for contacts to former employees of Stuttgarter Karosseriewerk Reutter and RECARO, as well as to interested journalists, enthusiastic users and collectors.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Head of Tradition RECARO Group
Hendrik Ockenga

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